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Leading man role suits Yorkshire’s Gary Ballance well

ANDREW GALE has piled praise on Yorkshire captain Gary Ballance and said that the captaincy has given him a new lease of life.

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Attractively presented semi-detached property in Gildersome

A great opportunity to acquire an attractively presented semi-detached property in a popular and sought after location.

Lifestyle
We are set for a milder Bank Holiday weekend after a chilly week.

Yorkshire weather: Sunny spells and warmer weather for your Bank Holiday weekend

The cold snap which brought snow and wintry showers to the county this week will be replaced by warmer temperatures and sunshine for the Bank Holiday weekend.

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Nationwide warning over contaminated heroin after police raid on illicit drugs laboratory in Leeds

Nationwide warning over contaminated heroin after police raid on illicit drugs laboratory in Leeds

A police raid in Leeds earlier this week targeted an illicit drugs laboratory which was believed to be producing contaminated heroin linked to a number of deaths.

Crime
The Leeds United M621? Football teams and firms could soon sponsor motorways

The Leeds United M621? Football teams and firms could soon sponsor motorways

Sports teams, supermarkets and tech firms are among the companies who could purchase the naming rights of major roads under a Road Miles concept.

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Frontier gym to open in summer

Frontier gym to open in summer

The company behind the transformation of the former Batley Frontier nightclub into a fitness centre says it will open in June with more than £2 million being put into the project.

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Joe Bonamassa. Photo: Glenn Ashley

REVIEW: Fantastic entertainment from guitar hero Joe Bonamassa at Sheffield Arena

The name Bonamassa apparently means 'good oracle, the shape of things to come'. Well, at least to some etymology geek I Googled.

Whats on
You'll never have to leave the house for McDonald's again

McDonald’s will roll out its new UK home delivery service this summer

Hold onto your hats fast food lovers - you will soon to be able to have your Big Mac and McFlurry delivered straight to your front door.

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The Sherlocks announce debut album Live For The Moment

VIDEO: The Sherlocks announce debut album Live For The Moment with music video Chasing Shadows

Yorkshire's latest high flying Radio 1 stars The Sherlocks have launched pre-orders for debut album Live For The Moment with the release of new music video for single Chasing Shadows.

Whats on 1
Sound of the Sirens, gig in Leeds.

Listen to the Sound of Sirens in Leeds

Devon’s female singer-songwriting duo Sound of the Sirens are beginning to make waves with their debut album upcoming and a quick jaunt round the country on the cards.

Music

Tour de Yorkshire: Forged by legacy

The Tour de Yorkshire cycling race arose as a legacy event following the success of the visit of the 2014 Tour de France to God’s own county.

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The crowd in Millennium Square for last year's Slam Dunk Festival.

Slam Dunk special guests are revealed

Already boasting the best alternative line-up of the summer, Slam Dunk Festival 2017 has now unveiled one more act with Bury Tomorrow confirmed as their secret special guests.

Music
We are set for an unsettled weekend of weather... but it will be warmer.

Yorkshire weather: Warmer weather on the way for Bank Holiday weekend

The big chill is expected to ease as we head toward the bank holiday weekend.

Environment
Andrew Combs, gig in Leeds.

All the way from Nashville to the Brudenell

Nashville-based singer-songwriter Andrew Combs is over here raring to go on a short UK tour off the back of releasing the video for new single ‘Blood Hunters’.

Music
By Lee Hession.

Your Picture of the Week

Smartly dressed for a day out to Thirsk Races, taken on the town hall steps on Saturday, by Lee Hession.

Arts
Leeds United's Pablo Hernandez and Kalvin Phillips show their disappointment at the end of the Burton game.

Even wins may not be enough now for Leeds United

After messing up the first of what was effectively three “cup finals” it is now clear for Leeds United – win against Norwich City this Saturday or the play-off bid will definitely be over.

Football

Hummus be joking! UK in meltdown over dip shortage

They say bad things come in threes, and following Brexit and the General Election announcement, Brits were hit by another sucker punch with the news that the country’s hummus supplies were at critical levels.

News 3

VIDEO: ‘See the abuse for yourself’ - Muslim mum sets hijab challenge after supermarket attack

A Muslim mum is challenging women across the UK to try on the traditional ‘hijab’ headscarf - so they can see what it is like to be excluded from society or even abused.

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Video - Joe Root relishes challenge of aiding Yorkshire’s pursuit of one-day glory

ENGLAND Test captain Joe Root is relishing the chance of trying to help end Yorkshire’s long wait for success in the limited-overs game.

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The A171 near the Flask Inn. Pic: Google.

Stinger device used in police investigation over Yorkshire vehicle thefts

A stinger device was used by police to stop a car as part of an investigation into group of men suspected of stealing thousands of pounds worth of goods from vehicles.
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